Inventory Control Requirements


The maintenance of up-to-date information accounting for and locating all objects for which the organization has a legal responsibility. This may include objects on loan, unaccessioned or previously undocumented items, temporarily deposited objects and support collections.


  • Enable accountability for any object, at any time;
  • Enable the provision of up-to-date information about all objects in the care of the organization
    • including loans in and out, temporarily deposited objects and other unaccessioned objects;
  • Provide a reference to ownership of each object;
  • Provide the current location of each object.

Standards, Guidelines + Use Cases

Use Cases and Community Design Workshop Notes

Spectrum: Inventory Control


No separate wireframes; see additions to Wireframes - Location and Movement Control



Inventory Control Schema


Definition and requirements from:
Spectrum Version 3.1
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